Information for all Students about Disability and the
During Career Transition Readiness all students will receive information about workers’ rights and responsibilities including reasonable accommodation in the workplace (see PRH Section 3.4, R23, k). For the student with a disability, it is important s/he be adequately prepared to enter the workplace, not only possessing adequate skills, but also feeling confident and comfortable in discussing his/her disability and possible accommodation issues with an employer. This may involve educating the student about self-determination/self-advocacy, his/her disability, workplace rights, disclosure, Social Security Benefits and transition services. The resources section provides information on all of these topics.